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Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 3:22 PM

Buy One get One Free Promotion

Is there anyway to get the credit without opening a new line? My wife and I need new phones but we already have service and don't need any additional lines.

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8 years ago

You do not have to open new lines.  You do have to be eligible for new phones with the Next financing.

 

please carefully read the promotion.

 

 

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8 years ago

Ok thanks but I just saw this on the ATT website.

 

Req’s well-qual. credit. Free device req’s new line on AT&T Next 24 with 30-mo. 0% APR agmt (up to $21.67/mo.). Pay up to $65.01 on free device before credits start. If svc. canceled on 1, that device balance (up to $950) is due. Activ./upgrade & other fees, monthly & other charges & restr. apply. Void in CT, RI & Miami-Dade. See offer det

ACE - Expert

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8 years ago


@paulornothing wrote:

Ok thanks but I just saw this on the ATT website.

 

Req’s well-qual. credit. Free device req’s new line on AT&T Next 24 with 30-mo. 0% APR agmt (up to $21.67/mo.). Pay up to $65.01 on free device before credits start. If svc. canceled on 1, that device balance (up to $950) is due. Activ./upgrade & other fees, monthly & other charges & restr. apply. Void in CT, RI & Miami-Dade. See offer det


You are correct. One of the two phones must be a new line in order to get the "buy one, get one" credit. I do not believe there is any way around that requirement but if you were willing to get a new wireless number for one of your phones, you could get a new line and cancel one of your existing lines. 

ACE - Sage

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8 years ago

They keep adding to the restrictions.  Wish I Had taken the screen shot on the first day.   A new line of service was not in the requirements, and it isn't in the details of the offer either.

 

It becomes less and less of a good deal every day.  Too bad.

 

 

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8 years ago

Yeah I have no idea, if you take a look at this link there are two different footnotes numbered 1.

 

https://www.att.com/shop/wireless/samsung-galaxy-s6-buy-one-get-one-free.html

 

One says requires a new line, second says nothing.  I called a few stores and they definitely said requires a new line. That is a total bummer.

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8 years ago

I guess that is a possibility, not really psyched about changing numbers.

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8 years ago

What if I cancel my service? Then let's say I start new service.

ACE - Sage

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8 years ago


@paulornothing wrote:

What if I cancel my service? Then let's say I start new service.


What's the difference if you cancel a line?  If the line is out of contract, no problem, but you lose your number.  

You wouldn't want to cancel both lines.

 

 

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8 years ago

Sure I guess it just means I would have to get a new phone number?

ACE - Expert

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8 years ago


@paulornothing wrote:

What if I cancel my service? Then let's say I start new service.


Unfortunately, I don't think that will work. For one thing, you would still lose your phone numbers unless you ported them to somewhere else and then ported them back. Also, I am pretty sure that if you re-establish service within 6 months of cancelling, your old account is reactivated so I don't know if the 2 lines would be treated as new lines or not, especially if you do retain the old numbers.

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